Illinois Congressman Sorensen Announces Funding to Support Police in Western Illinois

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are announcing $746,000 for Western Illinois University (WIU) to provide law enforcement training programs for local police departments and improve policing in Western Illinois.   “At a time when so many of our local police departments have strained budgets, I welcome this federal investment so we can support their mission and help keep every neighbor safe,” said Sorensen. “This award is a testament to the hard work of those at WIU and is a testament to the progress that we are making to ensure our police have what they... Read More